Museum Tracks
Photo by: Curt Weinhold
Historical Sites
God's Country Marathon


courtWhether you're looking to write about history, sports, current events, the odd and unusual, or a brand-new activity, Potter County has a lot of interesting story ideas for you.

You can delve deep into the lumber history and learn about the trials and tribulations of early settlers at the newly renovated Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. Find out why the famous crime fighter Eliot Ness chose to spend his final years in Potter County and at which local hangout he penned "The Untouchables."

Experience and write about one of our signature events and fun filled festivals, such as the 

Potter County is also home of Pennsylvania's first Dark Sky Preserve located at Cherry Spring State Park. In fact, the Travel Channel recently named it the best place on Earth for stargazing!  The park provides a perfect setting which allows amateur astronomers and visitors alike to view the night skies as nature intended.

Come watch our runners "Conquer the Hill" at the God's Country Marathon!  It's been named one of the "ten toughest marathons" and one of the "best small marathons" in the United States by Runner's World Magazine!

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